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El Nido Family Centers
Human Resources
10200 Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 350
Mission Hills, CA 91345  
hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

El Nido Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Case Manager - Inglewood

Position:  Case Manager
Program:  Cal Learn
Location:  Van Ness Office
Annual Salary:  $36,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provide comprehensive case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required.

Position Requirements:  B.A. in related field or 2 years relevant case management experience; bilingual /Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Case Manager - Inglewood

Position: Case Manager
Location: Van Ness Office
Program: AFLP/PYD
Salary: $36,000 (May be a lateral move for internal employees)

Major Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required; bilingual/Spanish required.

Requirements: BA in related field; 2 years related experience strongly preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees – Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Case Managers - Pacoima Community Center

Position: Case Managers
Program: Gang Prevention
Location: Pacoima Community Center
Annual Salary: $36,000 – $37,000

Major Responsibilities: Provides intake assessment and develops an individualized service plan to address risk factors identified during eligibility process; refers and links clients with program services and community resources; engages youth in interest-based opportunity that occupy them during non-school based hours, exposing them to pro-social peers and positive adult role models; maintains frequent contact with youth and families through home visits, field visits, office appointments and telephone conversations to follow through with services as required by GRYD Prevention Model. Develops effective relationships to promote service coordination for a caseload of up to 25 clients; monitors client participation in program services; provides intervention to clients and families with crises and conflict that need immediate resolution; facilitates/co-facilitates group meetings for clients in various settings; and prepares/maintains needed documentation of client records and reports and actively participated in outreach process.

Requirements: B.A. in related field required with minimum 2 years of case management experience working with at risk youth and their families; working knowledge of family dynamics and communities affected by gangs; effective written/oral communication and engagements skills; crisis intervention skills and work experience with high levels of risks for both youth and their families; flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Internal Candidates- please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – please email resume to: hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

Case Managers - South Los Angeles

Position: Case Managers
Program: Family Source Center
Location: South Los Angeles
Salary: $36,000 – $38,000

Major Responsibilities: Provides case management services to client/families to assess their needs and refer to community resources and/or El Nido services and/or acts as an advocate to help them obtain services; develops a service plan in conjunction with client/family based on assessments; maintains frequent contact with clients through home visits, appointments at the FSC and telephone conversations to follow through with services and provide ongoing support; completes required program document and reports.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, child development or a related field and a minimum of three years related experience with youth or families. Degree requirement may be waived if applicant has relevant coursework/trainings in above mentioned areas and a minimum of four years related experience. Bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - South Los Angeles FamilySource Center

Position: Child and Family Counselor
Program: Family Source Center
Location: South Los Angeles
Salary: $53,000

Major Responsibilities: Provides individual, family and group counseling to children, youth and families at the Family Source Center and in-home visits in the South LA and Compton areas. Also responsible for supervising graduate level interns

Position Requirements: Masters in Social Work; two years post graduate experience; minimum of three years related experience with youth or families; effective oral and written communication skills. Bilingual/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Family and Community Engagement Specialist - South Los Angeles

Position: Family & Community Engagement Specialist
Location: South Los Angeles
Program: Early Head Start
Annual Salary: BA $40,000 – $45,000; MA $46,000 – $50,000

Position Summary: The Family & Community Engagement Specialist will provide services to families in the Early Head Start Home Based Program. In partnership with parents, and as a support to Child and Family Home Visitors, the Family & Community Engagement Specialist develops mutually trusting relationships, acts as an advocate for families, and provides support services as needed. Also will support Child and Family Home Visitors in assisting families in determining their needs and in identifying and developing goals to meet those needs.

Major Responsibilities: Provides case management services to families in the Early Head Start program, including direct services to families by assisting them in meeting their goals; provides resource and referral information to support Child and Family Home Visitors’ client needs and confirms follow-up to ensure access to services; reviews and ensures the design and progress of family goals through the Family Partnership Agreement and suggests interventions and/or resources to Child and Family Home Visitors; facilitates Parent Committee and Policy Council meetings and activities, including Sub-Committee meetings, and prepares all necessary documents; models appropriate advocacy skills for parents in working with community agencies, professionals, and schools; provides support for families when needed to access necessary resources; works collaboratively with staff to provide comprehensive, integrated services for EHS families; compiles and maintains documentation of services provided; responsible for creating, updating and distributing parent communications, reports, and memos; works collaboratively with families and other community agencies to provide a full system of care to meet the service needs of the family; and builds partnerships with other community agencies that will ensure cooperation, coordination and information sharing.

Position Requirements: B.A Degree in social work, psychology, child development or related field required; MSW preferred. Bilingual/Spanish required; minimum of one year experience working with at-risk families; knowledge of local community resources and how to access services for children and families strongly preferred; effective verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of Early Head Start federal regulations, performance standards and services, particularly within the content areas of family services and parent involvement preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Home Visitor - Los Angeles

Position:  Home Visitor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  $36,000

Major Responsibilities:   Provides 10-12 families and children weekly home visits to assist families in identifying family resources and needs; encourages and promotes the family’s achievements and self sufficiency; provides developmental, mental health, and nutritional screenings and assessments of children to determine the need for further evaluation, referrals or intervention; works with parent to develop weekly activity plans based on each child’s assessment and identified family needs; and integrates all head start components during home visits.

Requirements:  BA in child development, human development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field; previous experience providing early childhood education, parent education or child focused counseling to at risk youth and families preferred; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.  Bilingual/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Regional Director - South Los Angeles

Position: Regional Director
Location: South Los Angeles
Programs: Early Head Start, Family SourceCenter, First 5 Best Start, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Counseling (CAPIT)

Position Summary: Responsible for managing the implementation and program development of high quality comprehensive programs for children, adolescents and families served by El Nido Family Centers in the South Los Angeles area. Represents El Nido Family Centers in the community providing leadership in community collaboration and advocating for program services; and provides strong leadership to staff and oversight of program operations.

Major Responsibilities: Performs managerial duties including interviewing, hiring, performance evaluations, recommendation of salary increases, counseling and coaching of staff. Oversees the professional development of staff through staff trainings, case presentations, and individual and group supervisions and provides learning opportunities for staff.
Monitors contract compliance for Early Head Start, First 5 Best Start, CAPIT, and the Family SourceCenter in South Los Angeles; monitors staff activities for compliance with contract goals and objectives; confers and plans strategies with executive management regarding ongoing progress toward meeting contract goals. Meets with managers and supervisors to provide guidance and resources as needed to achieve strategic action plans for each program. Monitors expenditures for compliance of budgeted programs and may participate in developing budgets for programs and regions.
Oversees the implementation of Quality assurance and improvement strategies and procedures for programs offered by El Nido in South Los Angeles. Provides consultation and support to managers regarding administrative and program issues during site visits or as a result of quality assurance reviews; and develops and implements plan with managers to meet contracted performance measures.
Assists in the grant writing process as needed and assists grants administrator in preparation of various reports to county, state, and city funding agencies and private funding sources.
Represents El Nido and its programs to the community and promotes El Nido’s mission, activities and needs; develops effective collaborative working relationships with representative of other public, private and community based organizations for mutual benefit. Including developing and implementing outreach strategies and procedures to ensure on-going referrals and communication across agencies documented in Memorandums of Understanding.
Initiates, assists in designing and proposes new service programs that would benefit the community and/or enhance El Nido’s current programs; establishes goals and objectives; and plans, develops and monitors implementation of new programs.

Position Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work or related area; demonstrated leadership, managerial and administrative skills sufficient to effectively manage a large number of staff and programs, several years of experience and knowledge providing oversight of multiple service contracts; staff development and supervision, direct service experience working with youth and families, knowledgeable of all laws relating to welfare, child abuse reporting, agency/State program policies, teens, parenting, custody, child care, and marital/domestic violence; and crisis intervention skills. Ability to develop, implement and administer quality assurance and improvement strategies for multiple services contracts. Very effective written and oral communication skills.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Academic Guide - South Los Angeles

Position: Academic Guide
Location: Los Angeles
Program: FamilySource Center
Salary: $13.00 per hour

Job Summary: Facilitates and provides direct service to K-12 students targeting tutoring, postsecondary mentorship workshops, fieldtrips, presentations and other duties as assigned.

Primary responsibilities include: Outreach with youth and parents; provide group and individual academic tutoring; facilitate secondary and post-secondary workshops; researches and identifies financial aid resources including scholarships, loans, federal work study, and AB540 financial support; update and incorporate resources for the College Corner; coordinate and execute college fieldtrips and special events; maintain client academic files and document follow-up efforts; collaborate with key staff including case managers, onsite partners, and local schools; oversees and coordinates peer support groups; and additional duties as assigned. Qualified candidates will have concurrent enrollment in a post-secondary institution; knowledge of transfer requirements and supportive services; a working knowledge of high school A-G requirements, SAT/ACT, FAFSA, college applications, EOP and community college transfer requirements highly preferred; prior academic tutoring experience preferred; strong Math skills preferred; knowledge of undocumented student resources including AB40, The California Dream Act and DACA; experience working with youth required; excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills; experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds and at-risk populations; proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); must be available to work M-TH from 3:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. and one Saturday a month.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Temporary Youth Academic Program Assistant thru 3/31/18 - South Los Angeles

Position: Temporary Youth Academic Program Assistant thru 3/31/18
Location: Los Angeles
Program: FamilySource Center
Salary: $18.50 per hour

Job Summary: This position will assist the Youth Academic Program Manager with the execution of the El Nido Family Centers Family Source Center’s Academic, Post-Secondary, and Tech Academy Programs.

Primary responsibilities include: Cultivate relationships with families of youth participants and maintain recurring dialogue with family members regarding youths’ strengths and challenges; collaborate with the Pupil Services Attendant (PSA) to streamline referrals to the FamilySource Center and supportive services; assists Youth Academic Program Manager on developing documented strategies (action plans, scope of works for identified programs) to engage and refer youth to FSC for youth academic programs; collaborate with Academic Guides on academic programming and documentation procedures and outcome goals; assist in the development and coordination of special programs, events and Ad Hoc projects such as Cash for College, Financial Aid Super Saturday, Food and Toy distribution, Summer Bridge, and Back to School events; maintains frequent contact with student clients and caregivers through appointments at the FamilySource Center and telephone conversations to support engagement and academic outcomes with youth academic programs (Tutoring, College Corner, and Tech Academy) and provide ongoing support; organize and maintain youth academic programing filing system; assist with organizing, scheduling, and executing local community college and university field trips; gather and provide supporting documentation with Youth Academic Program Manager needed to record youth academic outcomes; assist with the creation of flyers and marketing collateral for youth academic programs; data entry may be required as needed to support recording of youth academic services in database and progress note development.

Qualified candidates will have experience with filing systems and report writing; experience with post-secondary mentorship and academic services preferred; experience working with students, families and educational institutions; excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills; experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds and at-risk populations; demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team; proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); and Bilingual/Spanish highly preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees:
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org